What are the gallery sectors of Abu Dhabi Art?
Modern and Contemporary art galleries have the option to apply to two sectors, click here to find out more.
Are there any requirements that galleries must meet before an application can be considered?
Yes, galleries must have been operating for at least seven years to apply for Modern & Contemporary sector and any gallery may apply for Special Projects Sector. All applications must be submitted within the deadline to ensure they are reviewed by the Selection Committee.
Can a gallery share a booth with another gallery?
Yes, by submitting a joint proposal
What information does the gallery have to submit?
Please refer to the Gallery application, click here to find out more.
When does the application open?
Applications open at the start of March and close mid-April
How can I get the application?
Please click here.
For enquiries please contact the Exhibitor Relations Team
T: +971 2599 5180
When will the accepted list of Galleries be announced?
The Galleries who have been accepted will be informed directly, there will then be an announcement in the press in July.
Can I participate as an independent artist in Abu Dhabi Art?
No, only artists who are represented by a selected gallery may participate through the gallery.
How much does it cost to participate?
For Modern & Contemporary Sector: Booth prices are USD 560 per sqm and booth sizes vary in size from 30m2 to 100m2.
For Special Projects: we only have one size which is 24 sqm booth and it cost USD 8,000.
Please note that a 5% VAT charge will be levied on both Application Fees and Booth Fees, in compliance with the new UAE tax laws issued in January 2018.
Are there any special hotel deals for participating galleries?
Yes, Abu Dhabi Art secures special deals for participating galleries. For more information, please refer to the exhibitor kit or email Exhibitors@abudhabiart.ae
Do you have suggestions for shippers and art handlers to use?
Abu Dhabi Art will recommend shipping companies and art handlers to all accepted exhibitors and this information will be provided in the Exhibitor Kit. For more information, please refer to the exhibitor kit or email Exhibitors@abudhabiart.ae